B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-37718

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-37718


  • RCL: BO-H

MACR: 870


History of
B-17 42-37718

Delivered Long Beach 7/8/43; Redmond 15/8/43; Assigned 92BG Podington 10/9/43; transferred 368BS/306BG [BO-H] Thurleigh 19/9/43; Missing in Action Anklam 9/10/43 with Roy Ranck, Co-pilot: Miles McCormack, Navigator: Carl Groesbeck, Bombardier: Bill Hewitt, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Harry Hall, Radio Operator: Bill Skahan, Ball turret gunner: Henry Kozier, Waist gunner: Fred Nabors,Tail gunner: Bill Barton (9 Prisoner of War); Waist gunner: Doug Farris (KIA-hit by 20m shell); enemy aircraft, crashed Alstrup, on Samsoe Is, Den.. Missing Air Crew Report 870.


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